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Louisiana / Serial Murders / Lee Arrest / Wickenheiser Interview #729566

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 28, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge: Ed Lavandera) The arrest of Derrick Lee for the serial murders in Louisiana featured; scenes shown of Lee, who may be involved in earlier murders going back 10 years, after his extradition. [FBI Charles CUNNINGHAM†- says this serial killer is off the streets.] [Victim's father Sterling COLOMB†- comments on the case.] [Baton Rouge Mayor Bobby SIMPSON†- defends the investigation.] The questioning of Lee in Louisiana discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Acadiana Criminalistics Laboratory director Ray Wickenheiser† about the murder investigation. [WICKENHEISER - explains the time the lab spent on this case; outlines the circumstances in which the DNA evidence could have been completed earlier; states all crime labs are underfunded, but do meet high standards.]

Brown, Aaron;
Lavandera, Ed

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